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Should I remove ABBYY FineReader Professional Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,357
United States Rank #13,602
Reach 0.0708%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 61.16 days
444.71 days >
Average installed length: 233.66 days


9.00.882.55011 3.15%
9.00.724.5507 51.93%
9.00.662.5581 12.68%
9.00.662.5506 3.94%
9.00.453.55019 18.62% 9.67%

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ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Professional Edition

What is ABBYY FineReader Professional Edition?

ABBY's software understands text-characters in images. The Finereader converts scanned images into editable file formats. FlexiCapture is data and document capture software that converts documents into electronic form. Fine Reader is designed to simplify the transition from paper documents to electronic information, eliminating the most time-consuming and labour-intensive tasks such as retyping text and manual data entry.

About  (from ABBYY Software House)

ABBYY FineReader Professional is the latest version of an award-winning OCR software that creates editable, searchable files and e-books from scans of paper documents, PDFs and digital photographs. More than 20 million people over the world use ABBYY FineReader at home and office for text recognition and document proce...  Read more


The most used version is 9.00.724.5507, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is FineExec.exe. The software installer includes 126 files and is usually about 562.5 KB (575,998 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbyy.com
Help link: go.abbyy.com/?Product=FineReader&Target=Support&Source=Install&Language=&Version=9.00.662.5581&Part=5581&Edition=PE
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 9.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F9000000-0001-0000-0000-074957833700}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 562.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Professional Edition

Program executable:FineExec.exe
Name:ABBYY FineReader
ABBYY FineReader background executor
Path:C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 9.0\FineExec.exe
Additional files:
  • AbbyySTI.exe - ABBYY FineReader (Abbyy STI application)
  • Barcode.dll - Barcode Recognition DLL
  • Da.dll - Document analysis core
  • Engine.dll - FineReader Engine
  • Engine0.dll - Resource DLL
  • Engine1.dll
  • Engine13.dll
  • Engine14.dll
  • Engine15.dll
  • Engine16.dll
  • Engine17.dll
  • Engine18.dll
  • Engine19.dll
  • Engine2.dll
  • Engine20.dll
  • Engine23.dll
  • Engine24.dll
  • Engine3.dll
  • Engine4.dll
  • Engine5.dll
  • Engine6.dll
  • Engine64.dll
  • Engine7.dll
  • Engine9.dll
  • EngineRes.dll
  • Export.dll - Export DLL
  • FineExec.exe - ABBYY FineReader background executor
  • Finemodel.exe
  • FineReader.exe
  • FineUI.dll - FineReader FineUI
  • FineUI0.dll
  • FineUI1.dll
  • FineUI13.dll
  • FineUI14.dll
  • FineUI15.dll
  • FineUI16.dll
  • FineUI17.dll
  • FineUI18.dll
  • FineUI19.dll
  • FineUI2.dll
  • FineUI20.dll
  • FineUI3.dll
  • FineUI6.dll
  • FineUI7.dll
  • FineUI9.dll
  • FineUIRes.dll
  • FRIntegration.dll - ABBYY FineReader Integration
  • FRIntegration0.dll
  • FRIntegration1.dll
  • FRIntegrationRes.dll
  • Image.Codec.AbbyyLossless.dll - AbbyyLossless Compression Codec
  • Image.Codec.Ccitt.dll - CCITT Compression Codec
  • Image.Codec.Jbig2.dll - JBIG2 Compression Codec
  • Image.Format.Jpeg2k.dll - JPEG 2000 File Format Handler
  • AbbyyZlib.dll - Licensing (ABBYY Zlib component)
  • FineObj.dll - Fine Objects Classes Library (Unicode version) (FineObjects Classes Library Core)
  • Awl.dll - ABBYY Windows Library (ABBYY Windows Library Core)
  • DL80ACE.dll (by Datalogics(tm)) - APDFL 8.0.0Plus (Color Library for Adobe(r) PDF Library)
  • DL80AdobeXMP.dll (by Datalogics(tm)) - Adobe XMP Toolkit
  • DL80AGM.dll - Rasterization Library for Adobe(r) PDF Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FRIntegration.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FineReader9ContextMenu' with a class of {59A3380E-5305-4cea-BD99-4F2FF510C91F}.
Scheduled Task
  • FineReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{13B0E25A-C0A5-450F-B2A5-6693D2F672AE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ABBYY FineReader Professional Edition?

You can uninstall ABBYY FineReader Professional Edition from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Professional Edition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ABBYY FineReader Professional Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.65%
Windows 10 17.92%
Windows XP 15.91%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.58%
Windows 7 Professional 13.78%
Windows 10 Home 4.26%
Windows 10 Pro 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.10% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 21.10%
  United States 14.71%
  Russia 6.80%
  Italy 3.54%
  Poland 3.26%
  Romania 2.85%
  France 2.71%
  UA 2.64%
  Greece 2.64%
  Croatia 2.29%
  United Kingdom 2.15%
  BG 2.15%
  Turkey 2.01%
  India 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.77%
Hewlett-Packard 18.78%
Acer 16.64%
ASUS 9.67%
Samsung 4.55%
Intel 4.27%
American Megatrends 3.98%
Medion 3.27%
Lenovo 2.70%
Sahara 1.56%
Toshiba 1.42%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.07%
ASUS All Series 2.73%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.39%

About ABBYY Software House

ABBYY is a software developer that provides optical character recognition, document capture and language software.
Publisher URL: www.abbyy.com


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